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2016-04-30 Kalaba Suffers Head Injuries in Congo Crowd Trouble
[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo skipper and TP Mazembe midfielder Rainford Kalaba has reportedly suffered head injuries after the club team bus was attacked by AS Vita fans following a league match on Tuesday.

2016-04-29 Boxing Clinic to Take Place in DRC
[Namibia Economist] The Dome management team will host their first ever Boxing Clinic in Swakopmund's DRC location on 4 May. The Dome Health and Wellness Centre will host this Boxing Clinic as a community sports training event, where youngsters are invited to participate and learn some new skills.

2016-04-29 ICJ Extends Date for Uganda, DRC Plunder Case
[Monitor] Kampala -The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has given Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo up to September 28 to file written pleadings on their agreement of the reparations in the case concerning armed activities on DR Congo territory by the former in 1998.

2016-04-29 Vurra Boundary Demarcation Starts
[Monitor] Aruu -The governments of Uganda and DR Congo have commenced the process of demarcating the disputed Vurra customs boundary.

2016-04-29 Papa Wemba Begins Final Journey Home
[Vanguard] Hundreds of mourners yesterday welcomed the body of Papa Wemba, one Africa's best known singers, back to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

2016-04-28 Papa Wemba - King of Society of Ambianceurs and Elegant People
[The Conversation Africa] Sadly, we have lost another great of Congolese music - Papa Wemba.

2016-04-28 Pizza, Free Wi-Fi and Peace
[Al Jazeera] Beni -Leonard Maliona leans over the counter at Ishango Restaurant, peering past the chef's prep station into a brick pizza oven.

2016-04-27 UK Concerned About Political Intimidation in DRC
[PR Newswire] London -Special Envoy calls on DRC government to uphold the right to free expression guaranteed by the African Charter on Democracy

2016-04-27 President Kabila Offers Plane to Ferry the Body of Papa Wemba
[Nation] DR Congo President Joseph Kabila has offered a plane to fly back from Cote d'Ivoire to Kinshasa on Thursday the body of Papa Wemba, who collapsed and died at a concert in Abidjan.

2016-04-26 UN Chief DRC's Visit Met With Tensions
[CAJ News] RISING political tensions are a cause for concern in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of elections shrouded in controversy.

2016-04-26 Zambia, DRC Agree Maize Supply Terms
[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have agreed on terms to supply maize to that country from Zambian private entities, in a latest bid to stop smuggling.

2016-04-26 Zambia/DRC Meal Deal Beneficial
[Times of Zambia] WE hail the two governments - Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - for signing an agreement on terms in which the latter could legally import maize from Zambian private entities.

2016-04-25 DRC Signs Landmark U.S.$200 Million Deal to Protect Forests
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday signed a landmark $200 million deal with donors to tackle deforestation and reduce carbon emissions as part of a wider plan to protect the tropical forests of the Congo Basin.

2016-04-25 Papa Wemba 'Wanted to Die on Stage'
[Al Jazeera] Papa Wemba, known around the world as the "king of Congolese rumba", has died after collapsing during a concert.

2016-04-25 Rwandan Musicians Mourn Papa Wemba
[New Times] The Gakondo singer said that he had a hearty chat with the "King of Rumba" who encouraged him to carry on performances in public places rather than wait for concerts because it is the only way "we can take music to the people".

2016-04-25 In Mambasa, MSF Teams Provide Care to Four New Rape Survivors Each Day
[MSF] In response to high levels of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri region, MSF has launched a project in Mambasa to provide the survivors with medical and psychological care and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

2016-04-25 Africa's King of Rhumba Papa Wemba Takes Last Bow on Stage
[Nation] Papa Wemba, one of the leading Congolese musicians of all time, collapsed and died while performing at a concert in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on Saturday night.

2016-04-25 Congolese Music Star Papa Wemba Collapses, Dies On Stage
[Citizen] Congolese singer Papa Wemba (66) has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, according to media reports.

2016-04-24 Music Legend Papa Wemba Dies After Collapsing On Stage
[Premium Times] Congolese Music legend, Papa Wemba, died around 9:10 GMT in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast capital, his manager Marie Laure Yaone, has confirmed in a Facebook post.

2016-04-24 Papa Wemba Dies On Stage Aged 66
[Nation] Papa Wemba has died aged 66.The Congolese musician known for his impeccable dressing style as much as the Rhumba Rock sound which he pioneered, collapsed on stage and was later confirmed dead.

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